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West Central Area baseball
June 22, 2016
Loss stings, but WCA baseball proud of a memorable season
The West Central Area baseball team was disappointed in how its season ended on June 9 at the hands of top-ranked Parkers Prairie in the Section...
June 22, 2016 - 11:21am
June 3, 2016
Baseball: WCA secures spot in section semifinals
The West Central Area baseball team will play for a spot in the Section 6A championship against a familiar foe in Parkers Prairie after the Knights and Panthers won their way there on Thursday. Parkers Prairie, the top-ranked team in Class A, beat Browerville-Eagle Valley 2-0 before...
June 3, 2016 - 3:06pm
June 1, 2016
6A baseball: Knights run past Ashby in opener
The West Central Area baseball team raced to a 9-1 win over Ashby in the opening round of the Section 6A tournament at home on Tuesday night in Barrett. The second-seeded Knights (11-8) advance to play the third seed Wheaton-Herman-Norcross on Thursday afternoon at 2:30 in Morris....
June 1, 2016 - 9:39am
May 27, 2016
Baseball: B-E falls to WCA in regular season finale
The West Central Area baseball team picked up a section road victory in Brandon-Evansville's regular season finale on Thursday night in Evansville. Ben Anderson earned the win for the Knights (10-8, 6-6 Prairie) after scattering eight hits for three runs, two earned, in six innings....
May 27, 2016 - 10:14am
May 20, 2016
Baseball: Hillcrest edges Knights in seventh
The West Central Area baseball team couldn't hold onto a 5-2 lead after three innings as Hillcrest Lutheran Academy rallied for the 6-5 win on Thursday. The Comets (7-6) scored three in the fifth and the game winner in the top of the seventh. Reggie Udseth worked a scoreless bottom...
May 20, 2016 - 4:47pm
May 18, 2016
Baseball: Knights sweep Royalton
The West Central Area baseball team swept a doubleheader at Lake Henry against Royalton on Tuesday night after a 2-0 win in the nightcap and a 7-3 win in the opener. "We played some great baseball today," WCA head coach Chris Shea said. "Defensively we still have a couple of things...
May 18, 2016 - 11:43am
May 13, 2016
Baseball: Knights rally for win in the seventh
The West Central Area baseball team snapped a two-game skid and climbed over .500 again with a 5-3 win after scoring three runs in the top of the seventh against Wheaton-Herman-Norcross. The Knights (7-6) had been outscored 23-7 in losses to Osakis and Brandon-Evansville, but put...
May 13, 2016 - 11:15am
May 6, 2016
Baseball: Knights edge Johnnies
The West Central Area baseball team pulled out a 4-3 win at home over St. John's Prep on Thursday night. The Knights (6-4, 4-4 Prairie) were led by Caden Fernholz, who went 3-for-3 at the plate with an RBI and reached base on all four of his plate appearances. He also earned the win...
May 6, 2016 - 12:49pm
May 4, 2016
Baseball: Knights split Prairie doubleheader with B-EV
The West Central Area baseball team split a Prairie Conference home doubleheader with Browerville-Eagle Valley on Tuesday in Barrett. The Knights (5-4, 3-4 Prairie) defeated the Tigers (7-3, 4-2 Prairie) 10-0 in the early game before suffering an 8-4 loss in the nightcap. WCA had...
May 4, 2016 - 1:56pm
April 28, 2016
Baseball: Knights drop first games in doubleheader sweep
The West Central Area baseball team suffered its first losses of the season on Tuesday after getting swept in two close games of a doubleheader against Upsala. The Cardinals won 2-1 in the nightcap after winning an 8-5 game in the opener. The Knights had been finding ways to win in...
April 28, 2016 - 10:02am
April 22, 2016
Baseball: Knights still perfect after another walk-off winner
The West Central Area baseball team has developed quite a comfort level in pressure situations so far this spring. The Knights are 4-0 after...
April 22, 2016 - 11:17pm
April 20, 2016
Baseball: WCA wins second straight in the seventh
The West Central Area baseball team won its second straight game in the seventh inning on Tuesday night as the Knights walked off with a 6-5 win over Osakis in Prairie Conference play. It was the first loss of the season for Osakis (2-1) and moved the Knights to 3-0. Blake Amundson...
April 20, 2016 - 10:51am
April 18, 2016
Baseball: Knights rally past SJP in the seventh
The West Central Area baseball team moved to 2-0 on the season with a seventh-inning rally on Friday night to beat St. John's Prep 5-4. The Knights were trailing 4-2 entering the top of the seventh when they scored three runs to secure the win.
April 18, 2016 - 12:26pm
April 6, 2016
Baseball: Knights score late to beat CGB
The West Central Area baseball team won its season opener in a 6-1 game against Clinton-Graceville-Beardsley on Tuesday night. The Knights' pitching of Ben Anderson and Jordan Beuckens kept the Wolverines scoreless through three innings before the offensive got going for WCA. The...
April 6, 2016 - 10:45am
Knights baseball seeking progress in Shea's second year
The West Central Area baseball team finished 9-11 overall and 4-8 in the Prairie Conference last spring in head coach Chris Shea's first year with the program. The Knights went 2-3 down the stretch of the season, with all three losses by a combined total of four runs, before being...
April 6, 2016 - 12:00am